CBRE Investment Management and Hillwood Investment Properties have reached a definitive agreement whereby entities affiliated with CBRE Investment Management will acquire a more than 57-asset, 28.4-million-square-foot portfolio of state-of-the-art logistics properties in the United States and Europe valued at approximately €4.3bn ($4.9bn) from Hillwood. The portfolio includes 33 U.S. assets, and 24 assets across Germany, Poland and the United Kingdom. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions and CBRE Investment Management expects to close on the assets in stages through its investment products in the U.S. and Europe.
“This milestone transaction reflects our ability to leverage the strong financial capacity of our parent company to secure compelling opportunities that help to drive strategic real assets solutions for our clients,” said Chuck Leitner, CEO of CBRE Investment Management. “Backed by a €31bn ($35bn) AUM global logistics platform and a skilled team with deep domain expertise, we are positioned to be one of the world’s leading investors and operators of logistics assets.”